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“I’ve been to the mountaintop”

    During last week’s services commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s assassination, we heard his strong words of vision, hope and possibility “I've been to the mountaintop.” Like Moses looking over the promised land from Mount Nebo, Dr. King looked to a blessed future time when all people would be [...]

By |2018-04-09T11:36:09-04:00April 9th, 2018|Sister Fran|0 Comments

Our Lady of Sorrows

How hard those last months of Jesus’  life must have been for Mary, knowing that as her son's popularity increased so did the jealousy of people in authority.  With his dying breath,  Jesus commended Mary to John’s care and named her mother of us all.   Mary’s children -- our brothers and sisters -- continue to suffer.  [...]

By |2018-03-20T17:32:06-04:00March 2nd, 2018|Sister Fran|Comments Off on Our Lady of Sorrows

Mary’s Yes –

    Mary's Yes: So little is really known about Mary, yet there are countless poems, hymns, songs, prayers and plays about her. When a person seems larger than life we seems to resort to imagination and symbol. One thing is for certain, however, and that is Mary’s simple “Yes.” Mary chose to say yes [...]

By |2018-03-20T17:32:35-04:00February 15th, 2018|Fr. Richard|0 Comments

The Presentation of Christ

    The Presentation of Christ When Mary and Joseph, presented Jesus at the temple as prescribed by the law, Simeon gave thanks to God for Jesus, “a light for revelation to the Gentiles, and glory for your people Israel” and then predicted Mary’s sorrows. Some of the sorrows came early: the flight to Egypt [...]

By |2018-03-20T17:36:45-04:00January 12th, 2018|Sister Fran|0 Comments